Sleeping inside or in nearby hotels (MUC)

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Possibility to spend the night at Munich airport (MUC), if open 24 hours. Services available, places to rest (free resting zones), or look for the list of nearby hotels and vip lounges.

Overnight layover guide. Sleeping facilities in the public zone or boarding area

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all regular services and hours may be subject to change. Thus, if the idea is to spend the night in the public area, consider a plan B in case the stay inside the airport is only allowed for those who are close to boarding.
Munich airport (MUC)

Spending the night at the airport

Munich airport is sleep-friendly for passengers wishing to spend the night inside the terminals to catch a connecting or direct flight early in the morning. The terminals, in addition to being open 24 hours a day, have several services available through the night, including the information desks.

Where to rest: There are resting areas with reclining chairs and a flight information screen. These are situated between gates H32 and 33 (level 5), G16 and 17 (level 4), G43 and 44 (level 4), K22 and K24, and next to gate L4 (level 4). Terminal 2 also offers comfortable lounge chairs and sleeping cabins (through a fee).

NAPCABS - On levels 3, 4 and 5 of Terminal 2 there are private cabins equipped with a separate work area and free Internet access. It is an economical alternative to rest, even in the early morning, and in a small private space. Prices: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm: € 15.00 / hour (minimum stay: 2 hours) 22:00 - 6:00 am: € 10.00 / hour (minimum stay: 2 hours).

If you have a budget to pay for a hotel, the Hilton Munich Airport is located between the two terminals. Hotels near the airport are listed below.

On the other hand, the VIP LOUNGES have more comfortable areas, although they are not available at night. Those passengers who are stranded at the airport due to a delayed flight or some other incident can request mats from an airport employee. Inside the property there is also a hotel, and many more in the surroundings.

Eating and drinking: Although the gastronomic offer is extensive, keep in mind that most of them close before midnight and reopen first thing in the morning.

Baggage: At the Munich Airport Center there is a luggage storage that operates from 7 am to 8.30 pm, with which the passenger can enjoy their stay free of belongings, if the flight departs after the reopening time of services of luggage storage.

Restrooms: Showers in Terminal 2 and the Munich Airport Center, with a paid service, as well as inside the VIP lounges.

Wi-Fi: The airport has free and unlimited internet access through an e-mail registration. There are also AC power plugs and USB ports to recharge mobile devices.

Other services available around the clock: ATMs, children's play areas, baby changing facilities, gas station, prayer rooms.


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Nearby Hotels

On levels 3, 4 and 5 of Terminal 2 there are private cabins from Napcabs, while the Hilton Munich Airport is situated between the terminals. You can make reservations at the airport's central information counter. Some alternatives nearby are:

Novotel München Airport (2.2 km/1.4 miles)
NH München Airport (3 km/1.9 miles)
MOXY Munich Airport (3.2 km/2 miles)
Holiday Inn Express Munich Airport (3.3 km/2.1 miles)
Grand Excelsior Hotel München Airport (3.5 km/2.2 miles)

Latest updates: June 11, 2021

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